POLITICS

Major shift at Supreme Court on Covid-19 orders_Femi Ehiabhi

The Supreme Court signaled a major shift in its approach to coronavirus-related restrictions late Wednesday, voting 5-4 to bar New York state from reimposing limits on religious gatherings. The emergency rulings, issued just before midnight, were the first significant indication of a rightward shift in the court since President Donald Trump’s newest appointee — Justice… Continue reading Major shift at Supreme Court on Covid-19 orders_Femi Ehiabhi

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‘More people may die’: Biden urges Trump to aid transition_Femi Ehiabhi

President-elect Joe Biden warned of dire consequences if President Donald Trump and his administration continue to refuse to coordinate with his transition team on the coronavirus pandemic and block briefings on national security, policy issues and vaccine plans. The remarks marked Biden’s toughest to date on Trump’s failure to acknowledge his election loss and cooperate… Continue reading ‘More people may die’: Biden urges Trump to aid transition_Femi Ehiabhi

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Thousands of Trump supporters gather in Washington, falsely claim election fraud_Femi Ehiabhi

One week after the presidential race was called for Joe Biden, supporters of President Donald Trump gathered in Washington to protest the results and echo his unfounded claims of voter fraud. While aides say that Trump is coming around to the reality that he lost, the president’s public attacks on the validity of the election… Continue reading Thousands of Trump supporters gather in Washington, falsely claim election fraud_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

COVID-19: Slashes in crime rate in South Africa_Femi Ehiabhi

The coronavirus and its COVID-19 disease may have brought anguish to many homes in South Africa, but the virus also bred an unintended consequence: the reduction in crime rate. South Africa’s Minister of the Police Bheki Cele said the country experienced some decline in many different crimes between July and September. He said this was… Continue reading COVID-19: Slashes in crime rate in South Africa_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH

COVID-19 Update: 212 new cases in Nigeria-NCDC_Femi Ehiabhi

212 new cases of COVID-19 has been reported in Nigeria. Lagos-71Imo-26Plateau-26FCT-19Ondo-17Kaduna-14Rivers-9Oyo-9Katsina-6Osun-4Bauchi-2Ekiti-2-Nasarawa-2Ogun-2Kano-1Kwara-1Taraba-1 As at 12th November 2020, there are 64,728 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria, 60,790 discharged and 1,162 dead. A breakdown of cases by state are as follows:

ECONOMY · POLITICS

Republican National Committee staff blindsided by layoffs_Femi Ehiabhi

A round of layoffs at the Republican National Committee Monday blindsided staff, three sources familiar with what happened told CNN, as President Donald Trump continues his legal push to contest Joe Biden's victory.The party is in the middle of a fundraising blitz as the national party chair, Ronna McDaniel, is publicly pushing Trump's baseless allegations that the 2020 election was… Continue reading Republican National Committee staff blindsided by layoffs_Femi Ehiabhi

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Cindy McCain says she’s ‘grateful’ Biden, Harris are working on COVID-19 plan_Femi Ehiabhi

Cindy McCain said on "The View" Monday that one way former Vice President Joe Biden has already proved himself the right person to be president of the United States is by forming his own coronavirus task force. Joe Biden is set to become the 46th president of the United States after becoming the apparent winner of his home state of… Continue reading Cindy McCain says she’s ‘grateful’ Biden, Harris are working on COVID-19 plan_Femi Ehiabhi

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McCarthy: Pelosi is 10 Democratic votes away from losing House speaker race_Femi Ehiabhi

With Republicans adding House seats in the 2020 election, House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told “Sunday Morning Futures” that it would only take 10 Democrats to block Nancy Pelosi from being reelected as House speaker. McCarthy made the comments after his party flipped at least seven seats from blue to red and an eighth seat in Michigan that… Continue reading McCarthy: Pelosi is 10 Democratic votes away from losing House speaker race_Femi Ehiabhi

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Susan Collins claims victory in Maine Senate race, Sara Gideon concedes_Femi Ehiabhi

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, claimed victory over Democrat Sara Gideon on Wednesday afternoon. "I just received a very gracious call from Sara Gideon conceding the race," Collins told supporters in Bangor, Maine. "I feel that this is an affirmation of the work that I'm doing in Washington to fight hard every day for the people of Maine," she… Continue reading Susan Collins claims victory in Maine Senate race, Sara Gideon concedes_Femi Ehiabhi